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  • Slaves in America before the civil war were not allowed to do much besides work.  
  • The Civil War allowed them to fight for their rights and prove their strength. 
  • Military campgrounds
  • However, many had unofficially joined
  • African American soldiers were not allowed in the war until Jan. 1st, 1863, after Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation 
  • In many battles, African American regiments fought vigilantly to change history.
  • Even though they were looked down upon, they fought to prove their strength and win the war.
  • The USCT (united states colored troops) saw more than 400 engagements, 39 of which were major battles. The congressional medal of honor was also presented to 24 African American troops.
  • With African American troops now being accepted into the army, the union had more regiments for battle.
  • They helped win many battles, and fought tremendously as regiments. The Civil War definitely helped them gain a bit more respect.
  • One-third of soldiers who fought in the civil war were immigrants, with nearly 1 in 10 being African American
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